What’s Up, January?

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What’s Up, January?

By Ella Ilg, Arts and Entertainment Editor

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Back to school blues can be hard to beat, and with the sun setting at 5:00 P.M. it’s hard to find the motivation to do anything but come home and toss yourself in bed. Thankfully, January is definitely full of events to keep you occupied. Here’s your January master list.


January 8: Freshmen Course and College Info Night

11: 9:40 Late Start

13: Auditions for Niles West Theatre’s Macbeth Production

18: Junior High Band Day

21: No School, Martin Luther King Jr. Day

22: Curriculum and Activities Night

24: College Seminar

30: Junior High Art Show


9: A$AP Rocky and Playboi Carti Concert at UIC Arena

10-20: Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival at Stage 773 Theater

19: Michelle Wolf Stand Up at Thalia Hall

21: MLK Tribute Concert at the Chicago Sinfonietta

21: MLK Day Free Chicago Museum Admission

26: The Polar Bear Plunge at Oak Street Beach

31: Kacey Musgraves Concert at Chicago Theatre

With such a wide variety of activities, these events are sure to keep you busy and will be to brighten up the gloomy January vibes.